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Arbitration in Senior Care Contracts

Published by J David Thurber, J.D. Counsel to Alliance Insurance Group on May 25, 2017

Olive Clark and Joe Wellner were residents at a nursing home operated by Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership (Kindred Nursing) in Winchester, Kentucky. They passed away in the spring of 2009, and their relatives filed lawsuits against Kindred Nursing for personal injury and wrongful death on their behalf. On May 15,… Read More

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The Ninth and Fifth Circuits May Limit Coverage under the Computer Fraud Provision of Your Insurance

Published by David Thurber on Nov 04, 2016

In the Appellate courts in Pestmaster Servs. vs Inc. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of Am., No. 14-56294 (9th Cir. July 29, 2016 ) and Apache Corp. v. Great Am. Insur. Co., No. 15-20499 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 18, 2016) found in favor of the insurance companies in denying coverage for the… Read More

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Incident Reporting

Published by Mark Holt on Oct 25, 2016

Perhaps the single most important and useful thing you can do to identify, measure and treat your risk exposure is to properly report incidents and then act upon the data in a meaningful way. The goal of this article is to help you identify what your needs may be relative… Read More

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OSHA Zeroes in on Inpatient Healthcare Facilities (Again)

Published by Alliance Insurance Group on Aug 15, 2016

OSHA has revised their ‘‘Inspection Guidance for Inpatient Healthcare Settings,’ which focuses partly on nursing homes and residential care facilities because these industries are plagued with a higher than normal injury rate. This article provides steps to follow if your facility receives an unexpected visit from OSHA.

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False Claims Act: Supreme Court hears oral arguments

Published by David Thurber on May 12, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a False Claims Act (FCA) case, Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar1. The Court is being asked by the government to affirm the validity of their so-called implied false certification theory. This theory, advanced by the department of… Read More

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Insurance Case Study - Workers Comp

Published by Alliance Insurance Group on Jan 19, 2016

Before coming to Alliance, our client believed workers’ compensation insurance was something of a commodity and their local insurance broker had sufficient expertise to find them the right coverage. In reality, coverage is complex and you need a workers’ compensation insurance broker with specific knowledge and skill in managing the… Read More

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Workers’ Compensation - How to optimize return-to-work programs

Published by Alliance Insurance Group on Jan 19, 2016

Workplace injuries are expensive, not just because of increased workers’ compensation costs but also in indirect costs, such as loss of productivity, additional training time for replacement workers, and even morale issues. 

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Potential Legal Exposures for Nonprofit Board Members

Published by Alliance Insurance Group on Dec 14, 2015

 Serving on the board of a nonprofit organization can be a very rewarding experience, and a great way to provide value and service to your community. However, serving on a non-profit board also comes with some potentially serious legal exposures that could put your livelihood and personal assets at risk. 

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